Esri UK have announced a new Careers with GIS website (10 June 2022). This is designed to inspire more students to study geography and GIS at GCSE, A-level and degree level, by highlighting the rewarding and exciting careers that these subjects unlock. The rich variety of jobs included demonstrates how geospatial technology [...]
School Outdoor Learning has re-shared this 2018 blog post which includes useful activities for mapping and sampling outdoor places and spaces. These would support social studies and geography in the curriculum.
This new video highlights the RCE Biodiversity Education Projects conducted during the Global Action Programme on ESD, from 2015-2019. It puts a spotlight on the range of innovative projects focused on biodiversity conservation and ecosystem restoration from the Global RCE Network. Shared by LfS Scotland in their May 2022 news [...]
Sign up for a series of free, curriculum-linked live lessons covering topics including biodiversity, the carbon cycle, and the effects of extreme weather on farmers. These lessons take place 1-4 November, are suitable for ages 11-16, and could be linked to your class outdoor fieldwork.
The John Muir Trust’s Wild Inside Issue 42 shares a video from Rewilding Britain. This new animation imagines how an upland landscape can be transformed. Why not debate and discuss this with pupils studying environmental science and geography. Outdoor field work can also bring these issues to life.
Services supporting outdoor learning are provided by these Scottish organisations.